Quick Calendar for
Nov. 2 - Dec.1

Until Nov - 30 - JET, Clean Speech Ottawa V2

Nov. 2 - SJCC, Art of Torah Cantillation

Nov 3 - OrH, Exploring Judaism

Nov 3 - TI, Our Fragile Democracy with Andrew Cohen

Nov 4 - TI, Family Fun Shabbat- Lech Lecha

Nov 4 - TI, Clergy Swap Part 1

Nov 6 - TI, Clergy Swap Part 2

Nov 6 - RISE UP Ottawa!

Nov 7 - 18 - PJ Library Children's Book Swap drop off

Nov 8 - CBTO, Kol Miriam Jewish Women's Choir

Nov 8 - SJCC, Israeli Slang

Nov 11-12 - Shabbat Project Ottawa

Nov 11-12 - Glebe Shul, YA Shabbat Project Shabbaton

Nov 12 - Shabbos Project Community Havdalah

Nov 13 - Archives Roadshow, Part 1

Nov 15 - SJCC, Third Solitudes by Ida’s Salon Online

Nov 15 - JNF Ottawa, Negev Dinner

Nov 16 - A Ripple Effect, Teen Cooking

Nov 17 - Federation, EG Happy Hour

Nov 18 - Tamir, Bringing in Shabbat

Nov 20 - PJ Library Children's Book Swap

Nov 20 - Confronting Antisemitism on Campuses etc.

Nov 20 - SJCC, Moors, Monarchs and Migrants

Nov 22 - Federation, Changes for Not-for-Profits Info Session

Nov 24 - SJCC, Modern Conversational Hebrew

Nov 24 - Zelikovitz Centre, Hear Our Voices Launch

Nov 24 - OrH, Rosh Chodesh Nature Walk

Nov 26 - TI, Boardgame Afternoon for JYG-ers!

Nov 27 - Archives Roadshow, Part 2

Nov 27 - SJCC, A Taste of Melton

Nov 27 - TI, Books and Bagels

Nov 27 - SJCC, Chanukah Gift Fair

Nov 27 - A Ripple Effect, Family Fun Day
Na'amat Canada Ottawa is pleased to launch the NEW Ottawa Jewish Directory Community Resource guide at the SJCC's Chanukah Gift Fair.

On November 27, stop by the Na'amat Ottawa table to pick up a complimentary copy of the Ottawa Jewish Directory Community Resource Guide's winter 2022/2023 edition.

Na'amat cards will also be available for sale.
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Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Contact the Ottawa Jewish Archives at archives@jewishottawa.com
Federation Events
Author Talk
November 16
7-8 pm
"Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming out of the Shadows of the Holocaust", the latest book by Dr. Jake Newsome is a crucial work that charts the historical transformation of the pink triangle from a symbol in Nazi concentration camps to an emblem of queer liberation and pride and gives voice to the experiences of LGBTQ+ Holocaust survivors. Via Zoom.
Changes to Ontario Rules for Not-for-Profits, for Agency Staff & Leaders - Info Session
November 22
Noon to 1 pm
Session will be presented by Harold Feder, Partner at Brazeau Seller Law who specializes in various areas including non-profit and charity law. In-person in the SJCC Boardroom; a Zoom link will be available if required. Free of charge. Register here.
21 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Contact Sarah Beutel at sbeutel@jewishottawa.com
Emerging Generation
Happy Hour
November 17
5 - 7 pm
Join us and other young adults (age 25-40) for Happy Hour beverages!
Co-chairs: Myra Wein and Alex Klein.
Bier Markt, 156 Sparks Street
PJ Library
Shabbat Party for Parents with
Babies & Preschoolers
November 4
10 - 11:30 am
Join PJ Library and the Ottawa Jewish Community School and meet other parents of young children. Enjoy Shabbat songs and coffee for the parents! Free of charge but pre-registration required. Register here
Contact: Michelle at mkahn@jewishottawa.com
OJCS, 31 Nadolny Sachs Pvt.

Book Swap!
Drop off books November 7 - 18
Swap on November 20
Are your children's book shelves overflowing? Time to swap gently used children's books! We are accepting books for ages 0-12 only - no adult books please.
Contact: Michelle at mkahn@jewishottawa.com
Greenberg Families Library
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
Community Events in alphabetical order by organization name
The Archives Roadshow 2022
November 13 at 12 pm - Part 1
November 27 at 1 pm - Part 2
11 Objects, 11 Stories, 11 Jewish Archives
A travelling roadshow of artifacts, manuscripts and photos from across Canada presented as a three-part virtual series.
Part one features Library and Archives Canada among others. Part two features the Ottawa Jewish Archives among others.
A Ripple Effect
Teens Cooking for a Cause
November 16
7 - 9 pm
Dear High School students! Join Chef Bassy to prepare delicious dinner, desserts & delicacies for families affected by loss, illness & disability. RSVP here
23 Palisade St.

Family Fun Day
November 27
2 - 3:30 pm
All Ripple Effect families & volunteers are welcome to our first ever Family Fun Day
• Create & design beautiful Chanukah crafts
• Decorate delicious Chanukah cookies
• Yummy pizza lunch
• Musical entertainment
Soloway JCC, 21 Nadolny Sachs
Contact Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn at rabbi@sympatico.ca
Glebe Shul
Shabbaton for Young Adults
November 11 - 12
Join us for one event or all three! Celebrate Shabbat with Ottawa's young adults and Jews around the world during the Shabbat Project weekend. There will be delicious food and great company!
1) Friday Night Dinner at the Shaps's
2) Shabbat Lunch at the Altonaga's
3) Community Havdalah at the SJCC
Registration opens soon! Contact
Clean Speech Ottawa, volume 2
November 1 - 30
Join us for a month of engaging online content; short, interesting videos, classes and giveaways and thought provoking questions promoting greater mindfulness! We focus on Onas Devarim - The Price of Words.
Community Event
The Shabbat Project Ottawa
November 11 -12
Join Beit Tikvah, Chabad Lubavitch of Ottawa, JET Ottawa, Machzikei Hadas, Ottawa Torah Center, and Young Israel for this special Shabbat experience. Focusing on the good Shabbat does for us and our world. Join us in pledging to do (or avoid doing) something different this Shabbat. From challah baking, to havdallah, to avoiding your phone, join cities around the world as we uplift this Shabbat. More info soon! 

Shabbos Project Community Havdalah
November 12
7 - 9 pm
Pledge to celebrate Shabbat a little extra this weekend, register for a Shabbat Box, join a Shul meal and come to our Musical Havdalah program with live music! Pizza and fries, crafts for the kids will make this an event you will not want to miss!
In partnership with: Beit Tikvah of Ottawa, Chabad Lubavitch of Ottawa, JET Ottawa, Machzikei Hadas, Ottawa Torah Center and Young Israel of Ottawa. Registration opens soon
Kol Miriam Jewish Women's Choir
November 8
7:30 - 8:45 pm
Enjoy spiritual, uplifting Jewish music sung by women for women.The ability to read music is not essential. We are a warm, diverse group who creates a caring and playful musical community. If you enjoy the Open House, then join us weekly until May 30! Cost: $240. More
Contact Katherine Moss at 613-276-6289 or kolmiriamchoir@gmail.com
15 Chartwell Ave.
JNF Ottawa 
Negev Dinner 
November 15
6:30 pm
Honouring Ron Prehogan, a long-time volunteer and community builder who has invested countless hours strengthening Ottawa and forging strong connections with Israel. Funds are being raised in support of finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. Donations are welcome.
Please phone for limited remaining tickets at 613-798-2411. 
Infinity Convention Centre, 2901 Gibford Dr.
Or Haneshamah
Exploring Judaism: A Reconstructionist Approach
November 3
7:30 - 9:30 pm
A course for inquisitive Jews, significant others, those pursuing adult B’nei Mitzvah or conversion, and seekers of knowledge of Jewish life, with Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton
Room 5 at 30 Cleary Ave. and Zoom
Contact Jen Lammert at administrator@orh.ca
RISE UP Ottawa!
November 6
1 - 5 pm
This educational and fun-filled day will include entertainment and VIP guest speakers providing crucial information for children, parents, educators, and community members.We will learn how to Rise Up while staying safe. Featuring musical guests Koolulam!
Infinity Convention Centre, 2901 Gibford Dr
Contact Lisa Levitan at RiseUp.ottawa@gmail.com
Soloway JCC
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Israel in a Time of a Turbulent Middle East
November 2
7 - 8:15 pm
Three-part lecture series with Yaron Deckel, Regional Director of the Jewish Agency for Israel in Canada, and long-time Israeli political commentator. Israel is facing its fifth general election campaign in three years — what will be the outcome? Sponsors: Vered Israel Cultural and Education Centre, Jewish Federation of Ottawa 

The Art of Torah Cantillation
November 2 weekly until December 21
7 - 8:30 pm
Learn to trope through interactive lessons and acquire the skills to chant any weekly Torah portion. The Art of Cantillation, Volume 1 is included. Prerequisite: ability to accurately read Hebrew and a willingness to practice. In partnership with Temple Israel. SJCC Member $100 / Non-Members $125

Israeli Slang Session - Fun via Zoom
November 8
10:30 - 11:20 am
Learning slang is a great way to fit in with locals and develop a rapport - for anyone moving to Israel, or for those simply curious about colloquial Hebrew. In this session we will cover terms and phrases that were born out of the IDF.
To register, email edagan@jccottawa.com by November 7
Sponsor: Vered Israel Cultural and Education Centre

Third Solitudes by Ida’s Salon Online
November 15
1 - 2:30 pm
Classical mini-concerts on period instruments, this concert combines music and poetry from the golden age of Yiddish in Montreal and includes a screening of “Third Solitudes” in tribute to Yiddish poet, Ida Maze. Presented by and featuring Gili Loftus (historical keyboardist) and Noa Haran (composer and vocalist). In partnership with AJA 50+. Cost $15 On Zoom

Moors, Monarchs and Migrants
November 20
3:30 - 5 pm
A glimpse into the “Golden Age” of Andalusia, the conditions that led to its dominance for over 300 years, and what led to its decline. Who were the Moors? How did they contribute to the Golden Age? Which monarchs were important?
Cost: $5 SJCC Members / $8 Non-members

Modern Conversational Hebrew
November 24
6:30 - 8 pm
weekly until December 15
Learn to speak Modern Hebrew in an interactive environment. For those who have taken Beginner 2 or who want to brush up on their Hebrew speaking skills. Must be able to read Hebrew to participate. $140

A Taste of Melton
November 27
10 am - 2:45 pm
Please join us for a free day of learning in 3 classes:
"A Taste of Beyond Borders: The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Presents", "Dreidels, Candles and Miracles: The True Story of Chanukah" and "Children of the Revolution: 20th Century Jewish Radicalism" Register

Chanukah Gift Fair!
November 27
10 am - 3 pm
Pick up your holiday gifts, decorations, candles and everything you need for a happy Chanukah!
For vendor opportunities email edagan@jccottawa.com

If not otherwise indicated, please contact Sue Potechin at spotechin@jccottawa.com or 613-798-9818 x 254
Bringing in Shabbat with Tamir
November 18
3 - 4 pm
Join us for a community event to bring in Shabbat together. Joel and Toby Yan will lead us in song and everything will be projected on the big screen so all can follow along.
RSVP by November 11 to Jodi Green at jodigreen@tamir.ca
Soloway JCC, 21 nadolny Sachs Pvt.
Temple Israel
Our Fragile Democracy with
Andrew Cohen
November 3
7 - 9 pm
The big, continuing story in America is the erosion of civility and rise of vulgarity in public discourse; the assault on voting rights; the decline of moral authority of Congress and at the Supreme Court. Temple Israel is thrilled to welcome a discussion on the topic with renowned journalist Andrew Cohen for the Imre Rosenberg Lecture.

Family Fun Shabbat- Lech Lecha
November 4
5:30 - 6 pm
Go Forth! Our Torah story for this week includes an introduction to Abraham and Sarah. With song, stories and love, our youngest of friends (ages 3-8) are invited to go on a scavenger hunt in search of special treasure. Pizza dinner to follow.

Clergy Swap - Temple Israel and St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church
November 4, 6:15 - 7:15 pm
November 6, 10:30 am
Reverand Gary van der Meer will join us for Shabbat service on Nov 4 and preach on our weekly Parasha. Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg will return the favour at church on Nov 6 focusing on the weekly readings. Let’s welcome our new friends and make further bridges! More

Rosh Chodesh Nature Walk
November 24
7 - 8 pm
We'll observe the ancient traditions of Rosh Chodesh (the new moon and the new month), explore nature and get excited about the month of Kislev (i.e. the Chanukah month!)
Meet in the parking lot.
Contact Morah Jenny at jyg@templeisraelottawa.ca 

Boardgame Afternoon for JYG-ers!
November 26
2 - 4 pm
Ever played Munchkin? Carcasson? Here to Slay? We'll gather to play some board games and eat snacks. Is there a better way to round out the end of Shabbat? If dark enough, we'll conclude our awesome hangout session with Havdallah and go home to greet the new week.

Books and Bagels By Zoom
November 27
10 - 11:30 am
"Our Country Friends" by Gary Shteyngart will be reviewed by Carlie MacPherson. This book explores the dynamics among a group of friends sheltering from the pandemic in an American weekend cottage. All welcome, no registration required.

In person events will be at 1301 Prince of Wales Dr. unless otherwise indicated.
University of Ottawa
Confronting Antisemitism in Canada Relevant Jurisprudence and Best Practices for Our Campuses and Our Communities 
November 20
11 am - 12:30 pm
Panelists will identify and discuss Canadian and provincial laws on the matter of balancing freedom of expression both generally and in academic terms, concerning the protection of the Jewish minority-on campuses and beyond. More info here
Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies
Hear Our Voices Launch
November 24
7 - 8:30 pm
This launch will inform educators about the free bilingual resources they can use in their own teaching, choosing from five thematic models (Oral History, Antisemitism and Racism, Religion and Culture, Gender and Sexuality and Memory).
To receive the zoom link for this event please register at Registration.Jewish.Studies@carleton.ca
Contact Deidre Butler
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